SH: It's at times like this that I wish that pod coffee maker still worked.
Me: You mean the one that's broken?
Me: And that's still in the basement rather than in the trash?
Me: And we can't throw it away why?
SH: I still maintain hope that some day, I will plug it in and it will work.
Me: You mean that some kind of magic will heal an electric appliance.
Me: Does that happen a lot?
SH: Sometimes. Sometimes things work intermittently.
Me: And sometimes they are just broken.